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Dionysopolis inscription of the Thracian King KOTYS
Dionysopolis inscription of the Thracian King KOTYS

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Description: DIONYSOPOLIS inscription of the Thracian King KOTYS
Marble, I century BC

Fragment of the inscription:
"In a year when the priestess of Latona was eponym , in 22 day of taureon, we the messengers horeoteti from King Kotis: adramitenetus Philip, son of Aristides, ....Mosh, son of Dinta and set for strategist in Arseos Sadala son of Mokaporis and from the lands of Odessos: Menander son of Promation and Leokrit son of Hepagor, and by Callatis: Heraclitus son of Menim and Gerontid son of the Sejm, we gathered with old documents and we went to the place itself / in the land / we placed the boundary on the road of .... one leading to Naples and Autoptistits on the road leading to the Skeredzis and from  Skeredzis on the dirt road leading to Ta / ...? / and from there on the dirt road leading to Karbatis and from Karbatis on the road leading to the old borders between  the inhabitants of Callatis and Dionysopolis and from these borders on the road leading out of Accra to Nimfeyl we ruled by complied with the old documents that all these lands belonging to residents of Dionysopolis and to the residents of Demosius / ..? .. / and the residents of Dionysopolis gave Afrodisiy be useful to King Kotis / ... /. "

Provenance: Dionysopolis (pres. Balchik, Bulgaria

Presented by: National Museum of History, Sofia, Bulgaria

Source of information: NMH - Sofia

photo - personal archive

View more:
http://www.historymuseum.org/?lang_id=2

http://www.magictours-bg.com/grand-archaelogy-tour-bulgaria_en.html

http://www.metmuseum.org/pubs/bulletins/1/pdf/3258669.pdf.bannered.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Historical_Museum_(Bulgaria)

http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/greece/thrace/i.html

http://marknatan.blog.bg/photos/108589/original/Z4923.jpg

http://www.sofia-guide.com/attraction/national-history-museum-bulgaria/

http://www.museumsbg.com/search/StrelchaHM-e.html#exhibition

http://bulgariatravel.org/en/object/298/Nacionalen_Istoricehski_Muzej
  
http://www.geology.bas.bg/museums.html

Dionysopolis inscription of the Thracian King KOTYS

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